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Cricketer Hanuma Vihari congratulates Nani's 'Shyam Singha Roy' team
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) After Megastar Chiranjeevi, cricketer Hanuma Vihari has congratulated the entire team of director Rahul Sankrityan's 'Shyam Singha Roy', featuring actors Nani and Sai Pallavi in the lead, even as the makers of the movie chose to release a deleted scene on Saturday.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Act 1, scene 1: Actor Urvashi Rautela to be seen in adaptation of 'The Merchant of Venice'
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Urvashi Rautela, who made her Bollywood debut with 'Sing Saab the Great' and appeared in films like 'Sanam Re', 'Great Grand Masti', 'Hate Story 4' and 'Pagalpanti' will be seen in a Telugu adaption of Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice'.
2022-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
IANS Review: 'Breaking Point Season 2': Showcases the making of fearsome soldiers (IANS Rating: ***1/2)
Series: 'Breaking Point Season 2' (Streaming on 'discovery+'); Duration: 45 minutes per episode
2022-01-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
IANS Review: 'Hotel Transylvania: Transformania': Hardly ground-breaking but a fun film (IANS Rating: ***)
Film: 'Hotel Transylvania: Transformania' (Streaming on Amazon Prime)
2022-01-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
When Pandit Birju Maharaj taught Kathak to Madhuri, Deepika
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Pandit Birju Maharaj had choreographed two famous tracks of contemporary cinema -- 'Kahe Chhed Mohe', filmed on Madhuri Dixit in the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Devdas' (2002), and 'Mohe Rang Do Laal', which was picturised on Deepika Padukone, in 'Bajirao Mastani' (2015).
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Pandit Birju Maharaj, still a boy, took up tuitions to make ends meet (Book Excerpt)
With the untimely death of Achhan Maharaj, over were the days of childhood fun and frolic, kites, cinemas and so on. The only priority for Maharajji now was to look for work, to earn money. It had become difficult to meet their everyday needs and his mother Ammaji was extremely concerned about his career and well-being.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Shovana Narayan relives her best moments with Pandit Birju Maharaj
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Kathak exponent and retired bureaucrat Shovana Narayan met Pandit Birju Maharaj, her guru, just a week ago and she'll carry that memory with her forever.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Tonga volcanic eruption shockwaves felt in India too
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The massive shockwaves due to the eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai in Tonga were also felt across India, meteorologists said on Monday.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Anupam Kher says Pandit Birju Maharaj taught him to emote with his eyes
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Anupam Kher was a student at the National School of Drama (NSD) in New Delhi when Pandit Birju Maharaj was the director of the Sangeet Natak Akademi's Kathak Kendra, literally across the road from his alma mater on Delhi's Mandi House cultural circle.
2022-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Hiten Tejwani makes his music video debut in 'Mera Pyara Hindustan'
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 11' contestant and actor Hiten Tejwani is quite overwhelmed to feature in a patriotic music video, 'Mera Pyara Hindustan', opposite actress Heena Varde. The song was released on Saturday to celebrate Army Day.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
For Tamannaah Bhatia, dance is how she expresses herself
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Tamannaah Bhatia, who has been garnering a lot of positive responses for her performance in the just-released special dance number 'Kodthe' from the Telugu sports drama 'Ghani', has said that more than art, dancing is a form of expression for her.
2022-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
IANS Review: 'Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhen': A teasing thriller that fails to deliver (IANS Rating: ***)
Series: 'Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhen' (Streaming on Netflix)
2022-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
NCW objects to trailer of Mahesh Manjrekar's upcoming film
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) has expressed displeasure over the trailer of filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar's Marathi cinema "Nay Varan Bhat Loncha Kon Koncha".
2022-01-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Anshuman Jha on 'Bombay Strangler Ke Khauffnaak Tapes': Eerie voices, scary sounds pique one's imagination
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) 'Love, Sex Aur Dhokha' actor Anshuman Jha explores the concept of his recent audio show 'Bombay Strangler Ke Khauffnaak Tapes' which is a supernatural thriller.
2022-01-09
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
IANS Review: 'Kaun Banegi Shikharwati': Perfect casting saves this series (IANS Rating: **1/2)
Series: 'Kaun Banegi Shikharwati' (Streaming on Zee5); Duration: Averaging 40 minutes per episode
2022-01-07
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Himesh Patel on working with Adam McKay, Nolan, Danny Boyle: 'It's been a wonderful few years'
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Cambridgeshire-born Indian-origin actor Himesh Patel has worked with top filmmakers such as Danny Boyle, Christopher Nolan, Tom Harper and the most recent with Adam McKay in Netflix's 'Don't Look Up'.
2022-01-05
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Netizens react to Kohli's absence in second Test against South Africa
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Test skipper Virat Kohli was ruled out of the second Test against South Africa due to an upper-back spasm with KL Rahul taking the charge. The decision to make Rahul captain attracted mixed reactions from cricketers and fans. While some rued the absence of Kohli in the crucial Test, others lauded the Indian management for their bold decision.
2022-01-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Bigg Boss 15': Surbhi Chandna calls Umar Riaz strong contestant; Shamita a dignified player
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Surbhi Chandna says she entered the 'Bigg Boss 15' house to make it more interesting and there is no one as such whom she supports. She calls Umar Riaz a strong contestant and Shamita Shetty a dignified player.
2022-01-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Ayushmann reveals what makes him say 'no' to a project
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana has delivered back-to-back hits in his journey in Hindi cinema. The actor has revealed how he picks up his projects and what makes him say 'no' to a script.
2022-01-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Things are absolutely fine between Kohli and Rohit: Chetan Sharma
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Chetan Sharma, India's chief selector, on Friday quashed the rumours of a rift between Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, saying that things are absolutely fine between the two stars of Indian cricket.
2021-12-31
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Selectors, BCCI officials urged Kohli to continue as T20I captain for sake of Indian cricket: Chetan Sharma
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Contradicting Virat Kohli's statement, Chetan Sharma, India's chief selector on Friday said that everyone present at the meeting -- selectors as well as BCCI officials -- had requested the star batter to reconsider his decision to quit the T20I captaincy.
2021-12-31
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rahul named captain for South Africa ODIs, Rohit ruled out; Ashwin returns (Ld)
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The BCCI on Friday announced the India squad for three-match ODI series against South Africa, naming KL Rahul as the skipper of the 18-member side, with newly-appointed skipper Rohit Sharma still unavailable due to injury.
2021-12-31
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kejriwal extends new year wishes, assures govt taking steps to curb Covid
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Extending new year wishes to all countrymen, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assured the capital's people that the state government is taking all necessary steps to curb the spread of Covid-19, and appealed for adherence to the corona guidelines.
2021-12-31
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Cine Impact Fellowship to nurture young talents of filmmaking
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) With time, filmmaking is witnessing a huge change and the emerging filmmakers are open to welcome new changes and accept the challenges.
2021-12-30
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
'Fabulous': Former cricketers laud Team India's historic win at Centurion
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Former Indian cricketers including legendary batter Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday showered praise on the Virat Kohli-led side for their historic win at the Centurion, saying the team has capability to pick 20 wickets in a Test match anywhere in the world.
2021-12-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
KL Rahul may lead in ODI series against Proteas if Rohit fails to recover in time: Report
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Stylish opener KL Rahul is likely to captain Team India in the upcoming three-match ODI series against South Africa if the newly appointed skipper, Rohit Sharma fails to recover in time.
2021-12-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Chaos at Delhi's hospitals as resident doctors shut OPD counters
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The ongoing protest of the resident doctors on Monday caused chaos like situation across hospitals in the national capital as all OPD counters were shut for the patients.
2021-12-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ind vs SA: Rahane being relieved as a vice-captain has lessen the burden for him, feels Sanjay Bangar
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Former India batting coach Sanjay Bangar has lavished praise on Ajinkya Rahane, saying the veteran batter came out all guns blazing -- on Day 1 of the Boxing Day Test against South Africa in Centurion -- after being relieved of vice-captaincy.
2021-12-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Salman Khan on his b'day: I just love it when the country calls me 'bhai' (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) As he celebrates his 56th birthday on Monday and is showered with love from the entire country which he calls his family, Bollywood's dapper dude Salman Khan feels very loved and appreciated when his fans call him 'bhai' or 'bhaijaan'.
2021-12-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Health Ministry submits report on Covid-19 to Election Commission
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Monday submitted a report on the rising Covid cases along with the new variant Omicron and the status of vaccination coverage across the nation to the Election Commission.
2021-12-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Resident doctors continue strike, threaten mass resignation
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The agitating doctors on Sunday threatened mass resignation if government doesn't expedite the matter on NEET PG counselling listed in the Supreme Court. The resident doctors are protesting against the repeated delay in the NEET-PG counselling, 2021 for the last 10 days, boycotting all medical services including emergency services across hospitals in Delhi.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Election Commission to discuss Covid situation with top health officials
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The Election Commission will convene a meeting with senior officials of the Union Health Ministry on Monday to discuss the current Covid situation in the five poll-bound states, sources said.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Oppn unity a myth: Dilip Ghosh (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Calling opposition unity a myth, BJP national vice president, Dilip Ghosh said that the opposition don't have a leader like Prime Minister Narendra Modi and there is a complete vacuum of leadership in the rival camp.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Urban Indians set to make their homes smarter in 2022
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The pandemic transformed our digital lives as millions stayed home for work, learning and fun, and homes in urban India embraced several Internet of Things (IoT) devices in the last 18-20 months that are only set to grow in 2022.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
India reports 6,987 fresh Covid cases, Omicron tally at 422
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India registered 6,987 fresh Covid cases and 162 deaths in the last 24 hours, said the Union ministry of health and family welfare on Sunday. The Omicron infection tally climbed to 422 across the nation.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
How Webb telescope plans to uncover first galaxies, distant worlds
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Described as the Apollo moment for science, NASA's James Webb telescope -- on its way toward its destination in orbit about 1 million miles from Earth -- has begun six months of commissioning in space, before it scouts for first galaxies and distant worlds.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
Delhi's AQI remains 'severe' for 6th day, light rain likely
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) As pollution levels in Delhi remained in the 'severe' category for the sixth day in a row, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a cloudy sky with light rain in the national capital on Sunday.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
A molecule that completely shrinks prostate cancer in just 50 days
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The Indian Institutes of Technology, Gandhinagar (IIT-GN) has discovered a molecule which can completely reduce prostate cancer in just 50 days.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
What 2022 holds for Kerala's IT sector - a plethora of opportunities and a need for change
Before Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Gurugram became IT hotspots, Kerala was always at the forefront of the electronics and IT revolution in India.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
5 trends that will shape cybersecurity threat landscape in 2022
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Cybersecurity today is non-negotiable for individuals, businesses, and governments. 2021 saw cyberattacks increasing not just in size and scale, but also in sophistication. In fact, according to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), around 12.1 lakh cybersecurity incidents were observed till October 2021 in India.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Auto industry expects smooth ride, but Omicron could be a speed breaker
New Delhi/Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) India's automobile industry expects continuation of healthy demand along with easing of semiconductor supply issues during the upcoming year.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Forgiving a terrorist not condonation, it's a catharsis' (Book Review)
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Understanding true forgiveness is a personal process that takes place within the heart, a process that takes time to assimilate.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Festive recipes
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANSlife) The season of joy and light has arrived, and the air is thick with festive cheer! This time of year, scrumptious baked goods, divine sweets, and hearty savoury dishes are the centre of every family gathering. So put on your chef hats and get ready to try these Quaker recipes which add love, flavour, and wholesome goodness:
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
How celebrities spent Christmas
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANSlife) Want to know how your favourite celebrity celebrated Christmas? From the Bachchans' to the Kapoors', here's how tinsel town spread some festive cheer:
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Delhi govt postpones show on Ambedkar amid rising Covid cases
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced the postponement of a show on the life B.R. Ambedkar scheduled for January 5 due to the rising cases of Covid-19 in the national capital.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Why every child in India needs a chance to play
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANSlife) 2021 will go down in history as the year India took a small step towards rewriting its Olympic story. Seven medals in the Tokyo Summer Olympics, including an elusive gold (Indias highest tally ever), and 19 in the Paralympics, including five gold.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
IANS Sunday Special: Our filmmakers: Trusted by all, not trusted at home (Column: B-Town)
India is in the process of shedding every irrelevant law, especially the ones enforced by the British Raj. Since the Government is in the process of abolishing these outdated and unnecessary laws, why not do away with film censorship?
2021-12-26
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
'Mann Ki Baat': Modi remembers Varun Singh, cautions people on Omicron
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly 'Mann Ki Baat' remembered Group Captain Varun Singh, who was piloting the helicopter which crashed and led to the death of Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and 12 others. Varun Singh too succumbed to the injuries a few days later.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
President Kovind gives assent to Surrogacy (Regulation) Act, 2021
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to the Surrogacy (Regulation) Act, 2021.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Expect a bleak 2022 after attempts at dilution in environmental laws in 2021: Experts
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A slew of amendments brought in or sought to be made in multiple foundational laws related to the environment -- all to the detriment of the cause, if the experts are to be believed -- have raised questions through the year 2021 about the exact role of the Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEF&CC).
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National